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Product Description: Short-listed for the Pushkin House Russian Book PrizeMore than twenty years ago, the NPR correspondent Anne Garrels first visited Chelyabinsk, a gritty military-industrial center a thousand miles east of Moscow. The longtime home of the Soviet nuclear program, the Chelyabinsk region contained beautiful lakes, shuttered factories, mysterious closed cities, and some of the most polluted places on earth...read more

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9780374247720 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 15, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Short-listed for the Pushkin House Russian Book PrizeMore than twenty years ago, the NPR correspondent Anne Garrels first visited Chelyabinsk, a gritty military-industrial center a thousand miles east of Moscow.

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9781250118110 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, March 14, 2017), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Short-listed for the Pushkin House Russian Book PrizeMore than twenty years ago, the NPR correspondent Anne Garrels first visited Chelyabinsk, a gritty military-industrial center a thousand miles east of Moscow.

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9781681680682 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, March 15, 2016), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: More than twenty years ago, longtime NPR correspondent Anne Garrels began to visit the region of Chelyabinsk, an aging military-industrial center a thousand miles east of Moscow.

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Product Description: The classic, brilliant, best-selling account of the rise of the world’s slums, where, according to the United Nations, one billion people now liveAccording to the United Nations, more than one billion people now live in the slums of the cities of the South...read more

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9781844670222 | Verso Books, March 1, 2006, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: An exploration of modern-world urbanization cites a concerning rise in slum life that currently accounts for nearly one-fifth of the world's population, arguing that urban populations are disconnected and exempt from the formal world economy and may represent an explosive convergence of ethnic, religious, and political unrest.

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9781784786618 | Reprint edition (Verso Books, October 4, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The classic, brilliant, best-selling account of the rise of the world’s slums, where, according to the United Nations, one billion people now liveAccording to the United Nations, more than one billion people now live in the slums of the cities of the South.
9781844671601 | Reprint edition (Verso Books, September 30, 2007), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: According to the united nations, more than one billion people now live in the slums of the cities of the South.

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Product Description: Most developed economies, including single-industry and resource dependent rural or small town regions, are transforming rapidly as a result of social, political, and economic change. Collectively, they face a number of challenges as well as new opportunities...read more
By Greg Halseth (editor)

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9781138960893 | Routledge, July 25, 2016, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: Most developed economies, including single-industry and resource dependent rural or small town regions, are transforming rapidly as a result of social, political, and economic change.

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Product Description: Combining emerging trends in collaboration, democratization, and urbanization, this book examines the emergence of entrepreneurship and innovation as a primarily urban phenomenon, explains why urban environments are rapidly attracting global innovators across three distinct forms of "urbanpreneurship," and lights the path forward for entrepreneurs, innovators, and city governments...read more

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9781440844553 | Praeger Pub Text, May 31, 2016, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: Combining emerging trends in collaboration, democratization, and urbanization, this book examines the emergence of entrepreneurship and innovation as a primarily urban phenomenon, explains why urban environments are rapidly attracting global innovators across three distinct forms of "urbanpreneurship," and lights the path forward for entrepreneurs, innovators, and city governments.

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Product Description: Creative industries have become fundamental in signalling the economic wellbeing of cities and urban regions. Workers who are attracted to the sector tend to have strong preferences when it comes to the neighbourhoods they want to live in, with factors such as job availability and urban amenities playing a large part in their decision...read more
By Jan Rouwendal (editor)

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9781138812239 | Routledge, April 5, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Creative industries have become fundamental in signalling the economic wellbeing of cities and urban regions.

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Product Description: Over the last three decades, our understanding of the city worldwide has been revolutionized by three innovative theoretical concepts – globalisation, postcolonialism and a radically contested notion of modernity. The idea and even the reality of the city has been extended out of the state and nation and re-positioned in the larger global world...read more

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9781138949560 | Routledge, April 25, 2016, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: Over the last three decades, our understanding of the city worldwide has been revolutionized by three innovative theoretical concepts – globalisation, postcolonialism and a radically contested notion of modernity.

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9781138949584 | Routledge, April 22, 2016, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Over the last three decades, our understanding of the city worldwide has been revolutionized by three innovative theoretical concepts – globalisation, postcolonialism and a radically contested notion of modernity.

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Product Description: Debates about poverty and inequality in the United States frequently invoke the early twentieth century as a time when new social legislation helped moderate corporate power. But as historian Daniel Amsterdam shows, the relationship between business interests and the development of American government was hardly so simple...read more

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9780812248104 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, March 25, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Debates about poverty and inequality in the United States frequently invoke the early twentieth century as a time when new social legislation helped moderate corporate power.

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Product Description: Radical insider’s account of how the city of London really worksThe City, as London’s financial centre is known, is the world’s biggest international banking and foreign exchange market, shaping the development of global capital...read more

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9781784783662 | Verso Books, April 12, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Radical insider’s account of how the city of London really worksThe City, as London’s financial centre is known, is the world’s biggest international banking and foreign exchange market, shaping the development of global capital.

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Product Description: Smart people make a smart city. This volume presents a collection of papers on the concept of smartness, smart development and the international practices in the field. There are five key topic areas: the conceptual, smart economy, smart specialisation, smart city and public governance...read more

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9783631669648 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, March 8, 2016, cover price $75.95 | About this edition: Smart people make a smart city.

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Product Description: Large numbers of people in urbanizing regions in the developing world live and work in unplanned settlements that grow through incremental processes of squatting and self-building. Slums: How Informal Real Estate Markets Work shows that unauthorized settlements in rapidly growing cities are not divorced from market forces; rather, they must be understood as complex environments where state policies and market actors still do play a role...read more
By Shahana Chattaraj (editor)

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9780812247947 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, March 21, 2016, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Large numbers of people in urbanizing regions in the developing world live and work in unplanned settlements that grow through incremental processes of squatting and self-building.

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Product Description: The idea of the “global city,” which focuses on globalization’s impact on the social, financial, and political reality of cities in advanced economies, has become widely influential in the decades since its introduction—yet major issues remain unresolved...read more

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9789089647603 | Amsterdam Univ Pr, February 15, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: The idea of the “global city,” which focuses on globalization’s impact on the social, financial, and political reality of cities in advanced economies, has become widely influential in the decades since its introduction—yet major issues remain unresolved.

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Product Description: The role of economics in urban conservation is relatively underdeveloped. Professor Lichfield has added to his other pioneering studies in this innovative and important exposition of approach, method and techniques for the systematic application of economics in the conservation of urban areas...read more

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9780521328517, titled "Economics in Urban Conservation" | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 1, 1989, cover price $88.99 | also contains Economics in Urban Conservation | About this edition: The role of economics in urban conservation is relatively underdeveloped.

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Product Description: What happened when the US government stopped investing in railroads and started investing in highways and air travel? By the late 1970s, six major eastern railroads had declared bankruptcy. Although he didn’t like trains, Howard H...read more
By John C. Spychalski (foreword by)

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9780253018663 | Indiana Univ Pr, January 4, 2016, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: What happened when the US government stopped investing in railroads and started investing in highways and air travel?

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Product Description: Global Urban Analysis provides a unique insight into the contemporary world economy through a focus on cities. It is based upon a large-scale customised data collection on how leading businesses use cities across the world: as headquarter locations, for finance, for professional and creative services, for media...read more

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9781849712132 | Routledge, October 29, 2010, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: Global Urban Analysis provides a unique insight into the contemporary world economy through a focus on cities.

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9781138975248 | Routledge, December 18, 2015, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: Global Urban Analysis provides a unique insight into the contemporary world economy through a focus on cities.

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Product Description: In this bold, exciting and readable volume, Paul Cheshire, Max Nathan and Henry Overman illustrate the insights that recent economic research brings to our understanding of cities, and the lessons for urban policy-making. The authors present new evidence on the fundamental importance of cities to economic wellbeing and to the enrichment of our lives...read more

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9781783475254 | Edward Elgar Pub, November 15, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In this bold, exciting and readable volume, Paul Cheshire, Max Nathan and Henry Overman illustrate the insights that recent economic research brings to our understanding of cities, and the lessons for urban policy-making.

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Product Description: Already, in the third decade of the nineteenth century, the settlers in the valley of Leatherwood Creek had opened the primeval forest to their fields of corn and tobacco on the fertile slopes and rich bottom-lands. The stream had its name from the bush growing on its banks, which with its tough and pliable bark served many uses of leather among the pioneers; they made parts of their harness with it, and the thongs which lifted their door-latches, or tied their shoes, or held their working clothes together...read more

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9781404386440 | Indypublish.Com, July 1, 2003, cover price $95.99
9780404033682, titled "Leatherwood God" | Reprint edition (Ams Pr Inc, December 1, 1988), cover price $31.35 | About this edition: The author thinks it well to apprise the reader that the historical outline of this story is largely taken from the admirable narrative of Judge Taneyhill in the Ohio Valley Series, Robert Clarke Co.
9780253332851 | Indiana Univ Pr, June 1, 1976, cover price $31.95
9780403006410 | Scholarly Pr, June 1, 1970, cover price $29.00 | also contains Handbook of Regional and Urban Economics | About this edition: The author thinks it well to apprise the reader that the historical outline of this story is largely taken from the admirable narrative of Judge Taneyhill in the Ohio Valley Series, Robert Clarke Co.

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9781514673348 | Createspace Independent Pub, June 23, 2015, cover price $6.99 | also contains The Leatherwood God | About this edition: Already, in the third decade of the nineteenth century, the settlers in the valley of Leatherwood Creek had opened the primeval forest to their fields of corn and tobacco on the fertile slopes and rich bottom-lands.
9781499558371 | Createspace Independent Pub, May 15, 2014, cover price $6.99 | also contains The Leatherwood God | About this edition: Already, in the third decade of the nineteenth century, the settlers in the valley of Leatherwood Creek had opened the primeval forest to their fields of corn and tobacco on the fertile slopes and rich bottom-lands.
9781490374635 | Createspace Independent Pub, June 6, 2013, cover price $7.99 | also contains The Leatherwood God | About this edition: This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923.
9781443703550 | Lightning Source Inc, July 30, 2008, cover price $28.45 | also contains The Leatherwood God | About this edition: Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.
9781426422850 | Bibliobazaar, October 31, 2007, cover price $20.75 | About this edition: A storm of the afternoon before had cleared the mid-August air.
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Product Description: This innovative new book is overtly and explicitly about female agency in eighteenth-century European towns. However, it positions female activity and decisions unequivocally in an urban world of institutions, laws, regulations, customs and ideologies...read more
By Anne Montenach (editor) and Deborah Simonton (editor)

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9780415537292 | Routledge, March 26, 2013, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This innovative new book is overtly and explicitly about female agency in eighteenth-century European towns.

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9781138952461 | Routledge, September 16, 2015, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: This innovative new book is overtly and explicitly about female agency in eighteenth-century European towns.

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Product Description: This edited volume covers the multiple changes concerning urban governance in the course of the progressive transformation of the Pearl River Delta mega-urban region in China. Looking at the megacities Guangzhou and Shenzhen, it analyzes the maturing of socio-economic, political and spatial structures after the first waves of economic globalization, political transformation, and their rapid expansion and urbanization...read more
By Sonia Schoon (editor)

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9789400766730 | Springer Verlag, September 2, 2013, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: This edited volume covers the multiple changes concerning urban governance in the course of the progressive transformation of the Pearl River Delta mega-urban region in China.

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9789400793514 | Reprint edition (Springer Verlag, August 27, 2015), cover price $129.00 | About this edition: This edited volume covers the multiple changes concerning urban governance in the course of the progressive transformation of the Pearl River Delta mega-urban region in China.

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Product Description: Urban Studies, Economics

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9780256096170, titled "Urban Economics" | Richard d Irwin, November 1, 1992, cover price $62.95 | also contains Urban Economics | About this edition: Urban Studies, Economics

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